SKISTAR REPORTS POSITIVE Q2 RESULTS IN THE MIDST OF THE CURRENT PANDEMIC – CONTINUING CHALLENGES IN THE NORWEGIAN MARKET
Half-Year Report September 2020-February 2021: High demand in Sweden and hopes for a good, long winter season in Scandinavia with ski resorts open. Continuing challenges in Norway with its strict entry and quarantine rules in response to the coronavirus, resulting in a loss of foreign guests, which in turn has a negative effect on earnings.
Pontus Frithiof Selects SkiStar Lodge Hundfjället as a New Concept in the Mountains
Pontus Frithiof and Nordrest will be setting up in northern Sweden for the first time, as the two restaurants open at SkiStar's new resort, SkiStar Lodge Hundfjället, in Sälen. The two restaurants will have different concepts and specialities, but they will offer something for everyone with a focus on sustainability – good and well-prepared food based on locally produced ingredients.
SKISTAR OPENS THE WINTER SEASON WITH A FOCUS ON SAFETY AND SECURITY – NORWEGIAN MARKET A CHALLENGE WITH CURRENT QUARANTINE RULES
Interim Report: September 2020-November 2020: Comments from the CEO Stefan Sjöstrand: The coronavirus pandemic continued to affect our operations in the first quarter 2020/21, and the process of Covid-proofing our destinations continued throughout the autumn. SkiStar is introducing a range of precautionary measures to ensure the safety and security of our guests and employees.
SkiStar is ready for a Coronavirus-adapted winter season: All destinations will be open before Christmas
SkiStar Hemsedal was first to announce that the resort will be opening for skiing on 11 December, together with SkiStar Trysil, and it's now also clear that SkiStar Åre, Sälen and Vemdalen will be opening during the week commencing 14 December (calendar week 51)*.
SkiStar takes extensive measures to keep guests and staff safe this winter season
During the autumn, SkiStar has worked intensively in Norway and Sweden with destination companies, local and national actors such as the healthcare and emergency services as well as skiing industry organisations to help to protect guests and employees from Covid-19 during the forthcoming ski season. Based on standard industry guidelines, SkiStar is now implementing several safety measures.
FOURTH QUARTER ALSO MARKED BY THE CORONA CRISIS: STRONG DEMAND FOR THE COMING WINTER SEASON WITH SECURITY AND SAFETY IN FOCUS
Year-End ReportSeptember 2019-August 2020Fourth Quarter Net sales for the fourth quarter were SEK 151 (109) million, an increase of SEK 42 million (38 percent) compared with the previous year.Profit after tax was SEK -101 (-206) million, an increase of SEK 105 million (51 percent) compared with the previous year.Earnings per share amounted to SEK -1.23 (-2.57), an increase of 52 percent. Full Year
HEAD TO THE HOME OF SNOW: another terrific season continues in Sweden and Norway
When it comes to snow, it’s hard to beat Norway and Sweden. SkiStar’s five Scandinavian ski resorts have seen great conditions so far this season, with Åre, Sälen and Vemdalen in Sweden and Trysil and Hemsedal in Norway currently enjoying snow depths of between 62 cm and 168 cm.
EASTER ON THE SCANDINAVIAN SLOPES
Easter is the ideal time to get away for a family ski holiday; in fact, it’s something of a tradition in Sweden and Norway. With longer, warmer days, glorious pink sunrises and sunsets and a more chilled-out vibe on the slopes, the Easter holidays are the perfect time to relax and spend time together in nature.
SAS FLIGHTS FROM LONDON HEATHROW TO SCANDINAVIAN MOUNTAINS AIPORT FOR WINTER 2020/21 GO ON SALE TODAY
Starting today (February 20), SAS is launching tickets to Sweden and Norway’s largest ski resorts, Sälen and Trysil, for Winter 2020/2021. Direct flights from London Heathrow to Scandinavian Mountains Airport will operate from December 26 2020 to April 3 2021. Accommodation is also bookable at skistar.com.
SkiStar’s 10 top tips if you're new to the slopes
Everyone was a beginner on the slopes at some point. We've all felt those butterflies and experienced that sense of terror mixed with elation. Ski instructor and mother-of-two Marie Stenmalm, manager of SkiStar's ski school in Sälen, has taught thousands of adults and children to take those first turns.
Nine winters, 900,000 members: the MySkiStar loyalty club is on course for a million
After nine winter seasons, SkiStar’s popular loyalty club, MySkiStar, has seen membership surpass 900,000. MySkiStar offers personalised deals and offers, free wifi and tools allowing skiers to track their stats, see how many calories they’ve burned, collect pins and find – as well as compete with – friends on the slopes.
Level up on a Scandi ski holiday with SkiStar lessons and experiences, including new half day group lessons
If you’re keen to find your ski legs or up your game this winter, SkiStar is now offering longer, half day lessons at its Swedish and Norwegian resorts of Sälen, Trysil, Åre, Hemsedal and Vemdalen. With help from Scandinavia’s most renowned instructors, skiers of all ages and levels can really maximise their time on the slopes.